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Toledo
Whether you're looking for world-renowned museums, golf or fun with the kids, Toledo is a sure bet. Its role as a major producer of auto parts and glass, combined with its proximity to Lake Erie, has brought prosperity, evident in the wide array of cultural and recreational attractions, fine restaurants and lodging options. A weekend's worth of family fun can be had with visits to the Toledo Zoo, the Botanical Garden and COSI, the city's state-of-the art science center. Explore the ancient and modern treasures of the Toledo Museum of Art, known for its unique glass collection. Spend another day tasting your way through the ethnic cuisine, fresh cheeses and delicious baked goods at the Erie Street Market or grabbing... more Whether you're looking for world-renowned museums, golf or fun with the kids, Toledo is a sure bet. Its role as a major producer of auto parts and glass, combined with its proximity to Lake Erie, has brought prosperity, evident in the wide array of cultural and recreational attractions, fine restaurants and lodging options. A weekend's worth of family fun can be had with visits to the Toledo Zoo, the Botanical Garden and COSI, the city's state-of-the art science center. Explore the ancient and modern treasures of the Toledo Museum of Art, known for its unique glass collection. Spend another day tasting your way through the ethnic cuisine, fresh cheeses and delicious baked goods at the Erie Street Market or grabbing a dog at Tony Packo's, a Toledo institution. less

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Toledo Museum of Art
Toledo Museum of Art
Owner description: Art from all over the world and every time period is housed at this outstanding museum, considered one of the world's best. From paintings by Renoir to sculptures by Alexander... more Owner description: Art from all over the world and every time period is housed at this outstanding museum, considered one of the world's best. From paintings by Renoir to sculptures by Alexander Calder to a vast glass collection, you'll find wonderful treasures here. Founder and first president Edward Drummond Libbey wanted to build a place where art was accessible to everyone, hence the museum's free admission policy, which continues to this day. The Toledo Museum of Art is open:Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Thursday & Friday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Sunday: noon – 5 p.m.Closed Mondays, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Toledo Mud Hens Baseball
Toledo Mud Hens Baseball
Attraction type: Other
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National Museum of the Great Lakes
National Museum of the Great Lakes
Owner description: This is a maritime museum dedicated to the Great Lakes. There are six exhibit galleries, an outdoor maritime park, and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship. While the Ship... more Owner description: This is a maritime museum dedicated to the Great Lakes. There are six exhibit galleries, an outdoor maritime park, and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship. While the Ship is open seasonally May- October, the museum and maritime park open year round. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Toledo Zoo
Toledo Zoo
Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
Attraction type: Zoos
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Oak Openings Preserve
Oak Openings Preserve
Attraction type: Parks; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Maumee Bay Brewing Co
Maumee Bay Brewing Co
Ranked #1 of 649 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Pizza
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Petit Fours Patisserie & Cafe
Petit Fours Patisserie & Cafe
Ranked #2 of 649 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mancy's Steak House
Mancy's Steak House
Ranked #3 of 649 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
The Oliver House Complex
The Oliver House Complex
Ranked #4 of 649 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Grumpy's
Grumpy's
Ranked #5 of 649 Restaurants in Toledo
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Sandwiches, Dessert, Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Toledo/Westgate
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Toledo/Westgate
$122 - $191
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Toledo
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Hampton Inn and Suites Toledo-North
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn and Suites Toledo-North
$124 - $207
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Toledo
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The Casey-Pomeroy House
The Casey-Pomeroy House
$95 - $155
Ranked #2 of 4 Toledo B&B and Inns

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